Sheriff

Sheriff's Office responsibilities

  • criminal investigations
  • county jail operations
  • weapon permits
  • civil process such as sheriff's sales, paper service and garnishments
  • warrants, court orders and courtroom security

Purpose Statement

As the only law enforcement office in the nation elected by the people and for the people to constitutionally serve as the supreme law enforcement authority of Winneshiek County, our purpose and mission is to ensure the safety of the public in a friendly, approachable and ethical manner, while always upholding and protecting the constitutional rights of our citizens. 

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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

21 hours 3 minutes ago

Date: 6/16/2018
Time: 11:51
Incident/Charge: Operating while under the influence
Location: Highway 52 in Decorah Township

Person: Jacob Sheik
Address: Charlotte, NC
Age: 26

Incident Details: Jacob Sheik was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for operating while under the influence.

Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

21 hours 3 minutes ago

Date: 6/15/2018
Incident/Charge: Aggravated Misdemeanor Child Endangerment
Location: Pole Line Road in Orleans Township

Person: Monica Flores
Address: Cresco, Iowa
Age: 28

Incident Details: Monica Flores was charged and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for aggravated misdemeanor child endangerment.

Date: 6/14/2018
Time: 3:23 PM
Incident/Charge: Driving while license suspended
Location: Highway 52 in Bloomfield Township

Person: Marlon Henriquez
Address: Postville, Iowa
Age: 20

Incident Details: Marlon Henriquez was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail.

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